Work part-time and help pay for your education

Work Study is a great way to help pay for your education while gaining invaluable experience by working part-time. By participating in the Work Study Program you will learn work skills that are transferable to future career paths. The Federal and State Work Study Programs give you the opportunity to work part-time while going to school. As an employer it is a way to create more opportunities as your salary costs will be subsidized by the Work Study Program.

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Work on-campus or off-campus during your time at UW.

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Eligibility, pay, schedule

Students: How to qualify for work study, how to schedule work, how to get paid and more.

Student guide

Summer Work Study

For students enrolled in summer classes or returning the following academic year.

Summer Work Study


Forms used by the Work Study Office for students and employers.



For employers

As an employer, your business can benefit from the work study program in many ways.

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We are available via email at during normal office hours. 

Work Study Office
520 Schmitz, Box 355882